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Aprile (1998)

Unrated | | Biography, Comedy | 27 March 1998 (Italy)
Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections.

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Nanni Moretti

Writer:

Nanni Moretti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nanni Moretti ... Himself
Silvio Orlando ... Himself
Silvia Nono Silvia Nono ... Herself
Pietro Moretti Pietro Moretti ... Himself
Agata Apicella Moretti Agata Apicella Moretti ... Herself
Nuria Schoenberg Nuria Schoenberg ... Herself
Silvia Bonucci Silvia Bonucci ... Herself
Quentin de Fouchécour Quentin de Fouchécour ... Himself (as Quentin de Fouchecour)
Renato De Maria ... Himself
Claudio Francia Claudio Francia ... Himself
Jacopo Francia Jacopo Francia ... Himself
Matilde Francia Matilde Francia ... Herself
Daniele Luchetti ... Himself
Giovanna Nicolai Giovanna Nicolai ... Herself
Nicola Piepoli Nicola Piepoli ... Himself
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Storyline

Nanni, a renowned director, is working on a musical when suddenly he has a change of heart and cancels the film on the first shooting day. He has a new idea, making a documentary about the Italian national elections, but work isn't going very fast, much to the frustration of the crew. Nanni can't stop thinking, worrying and getting excited about the birth and early days of life of his newborn son, yet is torn by his sense of obligation to make the documentary.

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Biography | Comedy

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Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | English | French

Release Date:

27 March 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Abril See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.66 : 1
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The follow-up to "Caro Diario", "Aprile" takes us to another ride in Nanni's Rome.
3 October 1998 | by deckard-18See all my reviews

Italian director Nanni Moretti returns with another film with his distinct style and humor. Semi-fiction, semi-documentary, "Aprile" describe the thoughts of the director on politics, movies, his newly-born son. Although he uses the same materials as in his previous excellent film (Caro Diario), the result is not as fresh. The scenes about the Italian elections are quite weak, especially for a non-Italian. At least, it's good to see Nanni in such a good mood as a dad.


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